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English translation: "miscellaneous fringe benefits" is a good general term,

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06:55 Sep 14, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
French term or phrase: see below
Does anybody know what "spiffs" are in a Human Resources context?

Here's the sentence, from a CV (originally in French)...

· Human Resources: implemented a new remuneration package, training, spiffs, integration.
Brian KEEGAN
Local time: 14:14
English translation:"miscellaneous fringe benefits" is a good general term,
Explanation:
although "spiffs" is a well-known English word, especially in the sales field.

"Spiffs / incentives to the Reseller..."
www.placeware.com/hosted/ca/quiz/caq0427-05.html

"...salary, commission, spiffs, bonuses, incentives, medical, dental,..."
"...includes base salary, bonuses, spiffs and unlimited commissions..."
www.careerscape.com/jobs/5-25/aex.html

"SPIFFS AND INCENTIVES: Our programs offer ... sizable cash spiffs..."
www.fronrathpartners.com/team.htm
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naDefinition of *spiff*
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"miscellaneous fringe benefits" is a good general term,


Explanation:
although "spiffs" is a well-known English word, especially in the sales field.

"Spiffs / incentives to the Reseller..."
www.placeware.com/hosted/ca/quiz/caq0427-05.html

"...salary, commission, spiffs, bonuses, incentives, medical, dental,..."
"...includes base salary, bonuses, spiffs and unlimited commissions..."
www.careerscape.com/jobs/5-25/aex.html

"SPIFFS AND INCENTIVES: Our programs offer ... sizable cash spiffs..."
www.fronrathpartners.com/team.htm

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Definition of *spiff*


Explanation:
Here's what LGDT has to say:

Domaine(s)
commerce
vente personnelle


spiff (a)

Entrée(s) additionnelle(s):
spin-off (a)
Note(s): "Spiff" est probablement un dérivé de "spin-off".
Terme utilisé au sein de la compagnie pour indiquer que les représentants des ventes ont droit à une prime, et ce, à l'intérieur d'une promotion. Cette prime ne correspond pas à une gratification ni à un boni. (a)


prime n f (a)
Note(s): ((Domaine d'emploi indiqué dans la source citée:)) publicité. (a)



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Yolanda Broad
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Local time: 08:14
Native speaker of: English
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